East Patchogue, NY, March 5, 2015– The Suffolk County Music Educators’ Association (SCMEA) selected 11 Bellport Middle School musicians as members of the 2015 Division II All-County Music Festival.  South Country has representatives in all three performing organizations, including the All-County Band, Chorus, and Orchestra.  Three rehearsals, totaling 14 hours, will culminate in a late afternoon concert at Comsewogue High School on Sunday, March 9th, at 5 p.m.  All rehearsals, however, will be held at William Floyd High School on March 7, 13 and 14.

Selections of All-County students were made from NYSSMA Solo Festival evaluation sheets / scores and nominations submitted by district music teachers.  The SCMEA Division II All-County Music Festival recognizes Suffolk’s most accomplished music students in grades 7 and 8. 

Representing South Country for 2015 are:

Division II Band:

Angelina Caroli
Bb Clarinet
Andrew Zimlinghaus
Alto Sax

Division II Chorus:

Tyler Brock
Anderson Guardado
Gionnah Hicks
Maya McCullough
Evan Murphy

Division II Orchestra:

Valentina Banellis
Benjamin Margolin Double Bass
Daniel Roach Viola
Troy Sica Viola

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact James Uzzi at 631-730-1622  or email at juzzi@southcountry.org.